Definition of handicraftsman in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈhandēˌkraftsmən/

noun (plural handicraftsmen)

A worker skilled in making objects by hand: the apparatus and tools used by the handicraftsmen
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  • Railways brought in cheap machine-made articles that sapped the trade and labour of the handicraftsman.
  • The latter half of the eighteenth century turns the workman who was once a handicraftsman helped by tools, and next a part of a machine, into a tender of machines.
  • On the land the peasant cultivated his own plot with his own implements; in the town the handicraftsman laboured primarily at least on his own account.

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Syllabification: hand·i·crafts·man

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